It seems the days of New York City cops getting in on the illegal sex work protection business, as depicted in HBO’s The Deuce, aren’t as far behind us as we thought. Today, seven police officers were arrested for running a gambling and prostitution ring in Brooklyn and Queens, according to the New York Times. The…
After a horrifying incident last year in which a young woman was reportedly raped while in custody by two on duty NYPD officers, legislation has been introduced to close the loophole that allowed the officers to claim the acts were consensual.
Here is a tweet from the official account of the Sergeants Benevolent Association, one of the major unions representing members of the New York City Police Department:
In February 2017, New York City’s First Lady Chirlane McCray and New York Police Commissioner James O’Neill unveiled what was supposed to be a 24-hour hotline where victims of sex trafficking could call for help. McCray affirmed that the number would connect to a “specially trained officer.”
Muslim Americans won a hard-fought victory on Thursday against the New York Police Department over what advocates say was a discriminatory surveillance program implemented in secret after the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
Four New York Police Department officers` shot and killed 34-year old Saheed Vassell in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn today. Police alleged that Vassell, a black man described by a witness as “mentally challenged,” was holding a “metal pipe with some sort of knob on the end of it,” and pointed it at them…
The New York Daily News reported on Tuesday that Michael Osgood, the head of the New York Police Department’s Special Victims Division, donated thousands of dollars to Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign in the weeks after video was released of the president bragging about assault.
On Tuesday, the New York City Police Department announced it would begin posting redacted summaries of police misconduct investigations to its website—with the names of the officers in question omitted. The stab at transparency, conveniently devoid of accountability, has drawn criticism from the Legal Aid Society and…
A New York Times report published on Sunday found that in at least 25 cases dating back to January 2015, “judges or prosecutors determined that a key aspect of a New York City police officer’s testimony was probably untrue,” and the city has done essentially nothing to stop it or even let people know it’s happening.
An explosive report published by BuzzFeed on Monday based on secret internal New York Police Department files found at least 319 cops on the force were able to keep their jobs after committing a fireable offense.
In January, just months after the New York Police Department released body camera footage of a police shooting for the first time, the largest New York police union sued the city in an attempt to ban footage from being released in the future without a court order. Now, a media coalition is trying to intervene in the…
Donald Trump Jr.’s wife Vanessa was sent to the hospital on Monday after she reportedly began to feel ill upon opening a letter filled with a suspicious white powder which was sent to her New York City home.
On Tuesday afternoon, an unidentified man in a rented Home Depot truck drove 20 blocks down a bike path that traced the Hudson River in Lower Manhattan. The New York Times reports that 8 people were killed and at least 15 people were injured.
The New York Police Department on Thursday released body camera footage of a fatal police shooting which occurred on September 6, marking the first time the NYPD has done so since it began requiring officers to wear cameras earlier this year. Naturally, a major police union is infuriated.
A statue of Christopher Columbus in New York’s Central Park has been found vandalized.
El racismo viene de muchas formas: neonazis, asambleas de nacionalistas de supremacistas blancos, Donald Trump... Sin embargo, nunca se había hablado de un racismo azul, que al parecer, dicen los creadores del término que es el odio de la gente hacia la policía.
Racism is many things: neo-Nazi marchers, white nationalist rallies, Donald Trump. What it’s not, however, is hating people because they are cops.
Almost 48 years after police raided the Stonewall Inn and inadvertently helped kicked off the LGBTQ rights revolution, NYPD Commissioner James P. O’Neill declined an opportunity to apologize on behalf of the department for its actions on that fateful day.
More than six months after fatally shooting Deborah Danner, a 66-year-old woman with schizophrenia, in her Bronx apartment, New York Police Department Sgt. Hugh Barry was arrested and charged on Wednesday for his role in her death.
Police officers in New York went undercover to pose as Black Lives Matter activists and gained access to text messages between organizers as protests against police brutality escalated in 2014 and 15, according to a trove of documents obtained by the Guardian.